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About me

2019-current: Director: Laetatio Pty Ltd
2019-current: Topic Leader consultant, Food Innovation Australia Limited – Topics are Food Fraud and Innovation
2019-current: Adjunct Senior Lecturer, The University of QLD
2018-current: Senior consultant; The Food and Nutrition Doctor
2017-2018: Senior Scientific and Regulatory Affairs Advisor, Aspen Nutritionals (Area: Australia)
2016-2017: Innovative Partnerships Project Manager, MLA (fixed term contract)
2013-2016: Lecturer and Research Fellow, The University of Melbourne
2008-2012: Project Manager, QAAFI, UQ and CSIRO (PhD candidature)
2007: Technical team leader; Morlife
2005-2007: Quality Assurance Technologist, Kerry Ingredients
2006: Nutritional Research Assistant, Queensland Health (fixed term contract)

PhD, Nutritional Food Science, The University of Queensland, QAAFI and CSIRO
BAppliedScience (Food Science and Nutrition) – First Class Honours, The University of Queensland
BAppliedScience (Food Science and Nutrition), The University of Queensland
Executive Leadership, Women in Leadership Australia
Food Executive Leadership, Food and Grocery Institute

Skill set:
– strategic thinking
– human and consumer behaviour
– anthropologist
– scientific reasoning
– relational communication
– design led innovation

Keynote topics:
– The Importance of Nutrition in Productivity
– The Future of Food
– The gut microbiota: lessons learnt from farts
– The True value of food
– Milk vs Mylk
– What is meat?
– A minority, minority woman making it in a white, male dominated industry
– The Obesity Solution

Previous speaking experience

Agricultural Society Association – National conference keynote speaker 2019, Ireland
Australian Dairy Conference – National conference keynote speaker 2019, Canberra
Western Downs Dairy Innovation Day – Motivational Speaker 2019, WA
Australian Institute of Food Science and Nutrition – 2019 National conference key note The Future of Dairy and The Future of the Food Industry, Sydney
TV Host – Entrepreneurs TV show 2018, The Future of Food, Australia wide
Sydney Science Festival 2018 – Specialty presentation on Gut Health: Lessons learnt from farts
2017-2018: National tour on the science behind breastmilk
Named Australia’s leading science communicator

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